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Tony Horwitz rewrites early American history
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A new look at the investigative reporting that lead to the breakup of John D. Rockefeller's monopoly
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A collection of six-word mini-memoirs.
Award-winning narratives treat history, racism, and teen woes in free verse.
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This genre-bending bio-novel views Frost’s life through the lens of his last year and his 1962 trip to Russia.
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Legal scholar Noah Feldman considers the need to blend democracy with the ideals of Islamic law.